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Sarah Kaufman Returns, Headlines Invicta FC Saturday

We begin the weekend this Saturday with Invicta FC 27, as Sarah Kaufman makes her return to the all-female promotion to take on Pannie Kianzad.

Set for the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, the action streams live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Kaufman, a former Strikeforce champion, is 18-4 in her career with one no-contest. She previously competed for Invicta FC in 2013 and holds wins over Liz Carmouche, Leslie Smith and Roxanna Modafferi to her credit.

Kianzad enters the bantamweight affair at 8-2 following losses to former Invicta FC champion Tonya Evinger and challenger Raquel Pa’aluhi.

The co-main event boasts a battle between Vanessa Porto and Mariana Morais. Porto stopped Milana Dudieva this past December, improving to 19-8 overall. Morais is fighting for the first time with Invicta FC since 2015.

Below is the Invicta FC 27 card:

Bantamweight: Pannie Kianzad (8-2) vs. Sarah Kaufman (18-4, 1 NC)

Flyweight: Vanessa Porto (19-8) vs. Mariana Morais (12-5)

Strawweight: Sharon Jacobson (4-2) vs. Ashley Nichols (3-1)

Atomweight: Ashley Cummins (5-4) vs. Stephanie Alba (3-1, 1 NC)

Flyweight: Brogan Walker-Sanchez (4-0) vs. Cheri Muraski

Featherweight: Felicia Spencer (3-0) vs. Akeela Al-Hameed (0-0)

Strawweight: Mallory Martin (1-2) vs. Tiffany Masters (2-1)

Atomweight: Mellissa Wang (1-0) vs. Loma Lookboonmee (0-0)

Strawweight: Jade Ripley (0-0) vs. Helen Peralta (0-0)

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